Dell Command Line Reference Guide for the S4048–ON System



Add an interface to the Port Channel, while in INTERFACE PORTCHANNEL mode.

channel-member interface

To delete an interface from a Port Channel, use the no channel-member interface command.

(OPTIONAL) Enter any of the following keywords and the interface information:
  • For a 10-Gigabit Ethernet interface, enter the keyword TenGigabitEthernet then the slot/port/subport[/subport] information.
  • For a 40-Gigabit Ethernet interface, enter the keyword fortyGigE then the slot/port information.
Not configured.
Command Modes
Command History

This guide is platform-specific. For command information about other platforms, see the relevant Dell EMC Networking OS Command Line Reference Guide.

Introduced on the S6010-ON and S4048T-ON.
Introduced on the S3148.
Introduced on the S6100–ON.
Introduced on the S3100 series.
Introduced on the Z9100–ON.
Introduced on the S4048-ON.
Introduced on the S3048-ON.
Introduced on the S6000-ON.
Introduced on the Z9500.
Introduced on the S6000.
Introduced on the S4820T.
Introduced on the Z9000.
Added support for 4-port 40G line cards on the E-Series.
Introduced on the S4810.
Introduced on the E-Series.
Introduced on the S-Series.
Introduced on the C-Series.
Introduced on the E-Series.
Usage Information

Use the interface port-channel command to access this command.

You cannot add an interface to a Port Channel if the interface contains an IP address in its configuration. Only the shutdown, description, mtu, and ip mtu commands can be configured on an interface if it is added to a Port Channel. The mtu and ip mtu commands are only available when the chassis is in Jumbo mode.

Link MTU and IP MTU considerations for Port Channels are:
  • All members must have the same link MTU value and the same IP MTU value.
  • The Port Channel link MTU and IP MTU must be less than or equal to the link MTU and IP MTU values configured on the channel members. For example, if the members have a link MTU of 2100 and an IP MTU 2000, the Port Channel’s MTU values cannot be higher than 2100 for link MTU or 2000 bytes for IP MTU.

When an interface is removed from a Port Channel with the no channel-member command, the interface reverts to its configuration prior to joining the Port Channel.

An interface can belong to only one Port Channel.

Although the system allows you to assign more number of ports in a port channel, Dell EMC Networking recommends having a maximum of 16 interfaces per port channel.

The interfaces can be located on different line cards but must be the same physical type and speed (for example, all 10-Gigabit Ethernet interfaces).

For more information about Port Channels, refer to the Dell EMC Networking OS Configuration Guide.

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